About Ignition Motors



We are Ignition Motor Group, covering the greater Wanganui, Rangitikei, Waimarino and South Taranaki areas. In 2012, we came under new ownership with Ken Williams. We specialize in new Holden and Kia vehicles as well as a wide range of quality used vehicles. Located on the corner of Dublin and Saint Hill Streets in Wanganui our friendly, knowledgeable salespeople can help you find the new or used car that you are looking for and arrange its transport anywhere in the country. With onsite finance available, you can be assured that you’ll be driving away in your new Kia, Mahindra, Peugeot – or pre-owned vehicle – in no time. 


Company Values


Company History

In 2013 Ken & Jane Williams acquired the business then known as Guthrie Holden & Kia changing the name to Ignition Motor Group Limited whilst retaining the franchises 

In 2020 General Motors suspended production and sales of Holden vehicles. To replace the gap this left we acquired the European brand Peugeot.

All our three franchises Kia, Peugeot and Mahindra have an ever increasing range of models from Diesel’s to Electric’s we have a car for everyone.


Key Services

Ignition Motors Services

Parts and consumables

Ignition motors have a comprehensive parts department and can source parts and consumables like oil, filters and spark plugs usually within 24 hour for all vehicle in our dealership specializing in Parts for Holden, Kia and Peugeot

Mechanical Services

Ignition motors offfers specialist care for Kia, Peugeot and Holden vehicles with expert diagnostic software. We also provide full mechanical services to all cars, vans utes and SUVs

Maintenance Services

Ignition Motors provides full vehicle services Including Oil and Filter and lubes, Tunes and general maintenance, Speak to us about our preventative maintenance plans

Vehicle Search locate check and freight

Are you struggling to find exactly the vehicle you are looking for? Ignition Motors can help, let us take the leg work out of finding that special vehicle. Using our connections, we’ll search and find your vehicle for you. undertake all relevant checks and arrange it to be freighted to you if it passes muster A great time saving way to shop expecially if you have a busy schedule

Warranties and Guarantees

Ignition Motors provides full 5 year warranties for new vehicles sold through our dealership. We also offer Parts and workmanship guarantees for mechanical service work we provide. Through trusted third party providers, we supply mechanical warranties and insurance packages. Enquire about this service when taking your next test drive

Wheels and Tyres

Full Tyre, Wheel, alignment balancing and fitting services. We have a wide range of tyres at competitive prices

Fianance Loans and Leasing

Ignition Motors provides full financial services in conjunction with trusted third party partners offer competitive lease and loan terms for private vehicles, commercial, fleet and lease requirements.


Key People

Ken Williams

Ken Williams

Dealer Principal

Kaye Toohill

Kaye Toohill

Service Advisor
06 349 2735 Sd@imgl.co.nz
Thor Bjornsson

Thor Bjornsson

Business & Sales Manager
027 476 7092, 06 349 2734 Thor@imgl.co.nz
Navpreet Kaur

Navpreet Kaur

Service Advisor
06 349 2735 sd@imgl.co.nz
Steve Alderton

Steve Alderton

After Sales Manager
027 288 8105, 06 349 2735 Servicemanager@imgl.co.nz
Glenn Sykes

Glenn Sykes

General Parts Advisor
06 349 2731 ignitonparts@imgl.co.nz
Caitlin Evans

Caitlin Evans

Vehicle Consultant
027 885 1998 Vehiclesales1@imgl.co.nz
Hadley Kells

Hadley Kells

Trade Parts Advisor
06 349 2731 tradeparts@imgl.co.nz